Gertrude Kamp

Gertrude Slater Kamp, 95, widow of Andrew Joseph Kamp, passed away at home on Thursday, April 16, 2020. Born in Watseka, IL, she was the daughter of the late James Monroe and Elizabeth Walwer Slater.

Gertrude worked as a legal secretary for many years and had a strong work ethic. She was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary and an avid reader of both magazines and books.

Gertrude is survived by two sons, William Kamp and his wife, Sandi, of Warrenton, GA and Steve Kamp and his wife, Sheila, of Fountain Inn; four grandsons, James, Kurt, Clifford, and Tommy; and eight great grandchildren.

Calling Hours will be held from 9:00 am – 1:00 PM on Monday, April 20, 2020 at Cannon Funeral Home. We request that those who wish to pay their respects in person honor the current COVID-19 guidelines. We will be limiting the number of individuals in the funeral home at one time and asked that everyone adhere to the “social distancing” recommendations we’ve all been asked to follow.

A private Graveside Service will be held on Monday, April 20, 2020.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Legion Auxiliary, 1916 Fairview Road, Fountain Inn, SC 29644.

Condolences to the family of Gertrude Kamp

  • Myot Akins
    4 years ago

    Condolences to the Kamp family. I was in the Lions club with Mrs. Kamp’s husband for many years and saw her at Lions functions. Also, my late mother in law, Betty Parsons Gault was a friend, and fellow member of the Ladies Auxiliary, and I saw her at the Gault’s a lot. Your family is in our thoughts.

  • Ray Brown, Fountain Inn S.C.
    4 years ago

    Steve, and Sheila, so very sorry to hear of you loss, I did not know your mother,but my heart goes out to the Kamp family. My late wife (Barbara) and I had been friends with and worked with Sheila for a long time. Please know ,Steve that you and the family are in my thoughts and prayers. God’s blessings on each of you.
    Your friend in Christ ,
    Ray Brown

  • Mike Gault
    4 years ago

    Bill and Steve ..we are so sorry to hear about the loss of your mother. Your parents were great customers of ours and they were wonderful people to know. We are keeping you and your family in our thoughts and prayers.
    Mike and Lisa Gault

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